Lee second-grader, Chief for a Day

For the 16th year in a row, the Apple Blossom Festival began with a ceremony in Wenatchee’s Memorial Park to recognize six elementary school students who serve the area’s law enforcement agencies as “Chief for a Day.”
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

April 20 Bridgeport, animal problem: 1000 block of Columbia Ave., there was a report of a boxer pitbull in the road. The dog jumped at two people, but no one was injured. The owner was located and issued a notice of infraction for dog at large. Bridgeport, burglary: 1400 block of Foster Ave., a car window was broken out and a door found open at a residence. The deputy performed a security sweep...
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Foster Creek Conservation meeting

WATERVILLE — Foster Creek Conservation District will hold a board meeting 6 to 9 p.m. May 9 at the Foster Creek Conservation District office, third floor of the Douglas County Courthouse, 203 S. Rainier St., Waterville. For more information, contact district manager Amanda Ward, 888-6372.
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SCORE is searching for mentors

The Central Washington SCORE Chapter (Counselors to America’s Small Businesses) is looking for volunteers with business experience who are willing to share their expertise with small businesses in Chelan, Douglas and Grant counties.
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Waterville native hired as NCW Fair manager

The NCW Fair has a new fair manager. Carolyn Morley, a native of Waterville, has been hired to fill the position that has been vacant since former manager Loni Rahm left after last year’s fair.
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Christmas tradition in Douglas

The annual Douglas Community Christmas Celebration, held at the Historic Douglas Church, is a favorite tradition for many Waterville area residents. This year, the chili feed and song fest was held on Dec. 9.
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Douglas Community Christmas on Dec. 9

DOUGLAS — The Douglas Community Christmas Celebration is set for Dec. 9 at the Douglas Church. The event runs from 5 to 7 p.m., and includes a marshmallow roast, chili feed, and Christmas carols. The Douglas Community Historical Association will provide chili, salad and dessert. There will be activities for everyone and Santa will drop in with surprises for the kids. For more information, call...
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Pictorial Past | Grain storage near Douglas

A grain elevator near Douglas in the early 1900s. The capacity was 6,000 bushels of wheat. (Provided photo/Douglas County Historical...
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Memorial Day: Residents remember

Waterville Cemetery Memorial Day ceremony organizer Jim Bone concluded this year’s service by pointing out that the ceremony is simple but very meaningful in Waterville.
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Families gather at Douglas church

Over 50 members of the Witten and Mittelstaedt families gathered at the Douglas Lutheran Church May 13 for a time of worship, sharing and potluck lunch.
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